Significant shareholders

According to the disclosure notifications filed with UBS and the SIX Swiss Exchange based on the Swiss Stock Exchange Act or, since 1 January 2016, the Swiss Financial Market Infrastructure Act:

  • On 10 February 2016, MFS Investment Management, Boston, disclosed under the Swiss Stock Exchange Act a holding of 3,05% of the total share capital of UBS Group AG
  • On 15 January 2015, BlackRock Inc., New York, disclosed under the Swiss Stock Exchange Act a holding of 4,89% of the total share capital of UBS Group AG
  • On 10 December 2014, the Government of Singapore, Singapore, as beneficial owner of GIC Private Limited, disclosed a holding of 7.07% of the total share capital of UBS Group AG.
  • On 10 December 2014, Norges Bank (the Central Bank of Norway), Oslo, disclosed a holding of 3.30% of the total share capital of UBS Group AG.

In accordance with the Swiss Stock Exchange Act or the Swiss Financial Market Infrastructure Act, the percentages indicated above were calculated in relation to the share capital reflected in the Articles of Association of UBS Group AG at the time of the respective disclosure notification.

Information on disclosures of significant shareholdings can be found on the website of the SIX Swiss Exchange.

Information on the notification obligations for shareholders under the Swiss Financial Market Infrastructure Act can be found on the following website: Notification obligations.

According to our share register, the shareholders (acting in their own name or in their capacity as nominees for other investors or beneficial owners) listed in the table below were registered with 3% or more of the total share capital of UBS Group AG.

Shareholders registered in the UBS Group share register with 3% or more of shares issued

Shareholder

30 June 2016

31 December 2015

31 December 2014

 

Chase Nominees Ltd, London

9.12%

9.14%

9.05%

 

GIC Private Limited, Singapore

6.38%

6.38%

6.61%

 

DTC (Cede & Co.), New York*

6.15%

6.14%

5.76%

 

Nortrust Nominees Ltd, London

3.52%

3.60%

3.52%

 

We have special provisions for the registration of fiduciaries and nominees. Fiduciaries and nominees are entered in the share register with voting rights up to a total of 5% of all shares issued, if they agree to disclose upon our request, beneficial owners holding 0.3% or more of all UBS Group shares. An exception to the 5% voting limit rule exists for securities clearing organizations, such as The Depository Trust Company in New York.